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2016 Publications

Adipocyte and leptin accumulation in tumor-induced thymic involution.
Lamas A, Lopez E, Carrio R, Lopez DM. Int J Mol Med. 2016 Jan;37(1):133-8. doi: 10.3892/ijmm.2015.2392.

APTANI: a computational tool to select aptamers through sequence-structure motif analysis of HT-SELEX data.
Caroli J, Taccioli C, De La Fuente A, Serafini P, Bicciato S. Bioinformatics (Oxford, England). 2016 Jan; 32(2):161-4.

Postsurgical Depressive Symptoms and Proinflammatory Cytokine Elevations in Women Undergoing Primary Treatment for Breast Cancer.
Bouchard LC, Antoni MH, Blomberg BB, Stagl JM, Gudenkauf LM, Jutagir DR, Diaz A, Lechner S, Glück S, Derhagopian RP, Carver CS. Psychosom Med. 2016 Jan;78(1):26-37. doi: 10.1097/PSY.0000000000000261.

Tipping a favorable CNS intratumoral immune response using immune stimulation combined with inhibition of tumor-mediated immune suppression.
Kong LY, Wei J, Fuller GN, Schrand B, Gabrusiewicz K, Zhou S, Rao G, Calin G, Gilboa E, Heimberger AB. Oncoimmunology. 2015 Dec 21;5(5):e1117739. doi: 10.1080/2162402X.2015.1117739; 2016 Collection

Inflammaging decreases adaptive and innate immune responses in mice and humans.
Frasca D, Blomberg BB. Biogerontology. 2016 Feb;17(1):7-19. doi: 10.1007/s10522-015-9578-8. Review.

Loss of Intra-Epithelial Endocervical Gamma Delta (GD) 1 T Cells in HIV-Infected Women.
Strbo N, Alcaide ML, Romero L, Bolivar H, Jones D, Podack ER, Fischl MA. Am J Reprod Immunol. 2016 Feb;75(2):134-45. doi: 10.1111/aji.12458.

Standardizing Flow Cytometry Immunophenotyping Analysis from the Human ImmunoPhenotyping Consortium.
Finak G, Langweiler M, Jaimes M, Malek M, Taghiyar J, Korin Y, Raddassi K, Devine L, Obermoser G, Pekalski ML, Pontikos N, Diaz A, Heck S, Villanova F, Terrazzini N, Kern F, Qian Y, Stanton R, Wang K, Brandes A, Ramey J, Aghaeepour N, Mosmann T, Scheuermann RH, Reed E, Palucka K, Pascual V, Blomberg BB, Nestle F, Nussenblatt RB, Brinkman RR, Gottardo R, Maecker H, McCoy JP. Sci Rep. 2016 Feb 10;6:20686. doi: 10.1038/srep20686.

Aging, cytomegalovirus (CMV) and influenza vaccine responses.
Frasca D, Blomberg BB. Hum Vaccin Immunother. 2016 Mar 3;12(3):682-90. doi: 10.1080/21645515.2015.1105413.

Appropriate dosing of sugammadex to reverse deep rocuronium-induced neuromuscular blockade in morbidly obese patients.
Loupec T, Frasca D, Rousseau N, Faure JP, Mimoz O, Debaene B. Anaesthesia. 2016 Mar;71(3):265-72. doi: 10.1111/anae.13344.

Obesity decreases B cell responses in young and elderly individuals.
Frasca D, Ferracci F, Diaz A, Romero M, Lechner S, Blomberg BB. Obesity (Silver Spring). 2016 Mar;24(3):615-25. doi: 10.1002/oby.21383.

A therapeutic HIV-1 vaccine enhances anti-HIV-1 immune responses in patients under highly active antiretroviral therapy.
Tung FY, Tung JK, Pallikkuth S, Pahwa S, Fischl MA. Vaccine. 2016 Apr 27;34(19):2225-32. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.03.021.

Bacterial Vaginosis Is Associated with Loss of Gamma Delta T Cells in the Female Reproductive Tract in Women in the Miami Women Interagency HIV Study (WIHS): A Cross Sectional Study.
Alcaide ML, Strbo N, Romero L, Jones DL, Rodriguez VJ, Arheart K, Martinez O, Bolivar H, Podack ER, Fischl MA. PLoS One. 2016 Apr 14;11(4):e0153045. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0153045.

Lead Selection of a New Aminomethylphenol, JPC-3210, for Malaria Treatment and Prevention.
Chavchich M, Birrell GW, Ager AL, MacKenzie DO, Heffernan GD, Schiehser GA, Jacobus LR, Shanks GD, Jacobus DP, Edstein MD. Antimicrob Agents Chemother. 2016 Apr 22;60(5):3115-8. doi: 10.1128/AAC.03066-15.

The Human Vaccines Project: A roadmap for cancer vaccine development.
Romero P, Banchereau J, Bhardwaj N, Cockett M, Disis ML, Dranoff G, Gilboa E, Hammond SA, Hershberg R, Korman AJ, Kvistborg P, Melief C, Mellman I, Palucka AK, Redchenko I, Robins H, Sallusto F, Schenkelberg T, Schoenberger S, Sosman J, Türeci Ö, Van den Eynde B, Koff W, Coukos G. Sci Transl Med. 2016 Apr 13;8(334):334ps9. doi: 10.1126/scitranslmed.aaf0685. Review.

Developmental Progression and Interrelationship of Central and Effector Regulatory T Cell Subsets.
Toomer KH, Yuan X, Yang J, Dee MJ, Yu A, Malek TR. J Immunol. 2016 May 1;196(9):3665-76. doi: 10.4049/jimmunol.1500595.

The generation of memory B cells is maintained, but the antibody response is not, in the elderly after repeated influenza immunizations.
Frasca D, Diaz A, Romero M, Blomberg BB. Vaccine. 2016 May 27;34(25):2834-40. doi: 10.1016/j.vaccine.2016.04.023.

G-CSF and Exenatide Might Be Associated with Increased Long-Term Survival of Allogeneic Pancreatic Islet Grafts.
Zoso A, Serafini P, Lanzoni G, Peixoto E, Messinger S, Mantero A, Padilla-Téllez ND, Baidal DA, Alejandro R, Ricordi C, Inverardi L. PloS one. 2016 Jun 10;11(6):e0157245. doi: 10.1371/journal.pone.0157245. eCollection 2016.

Promoting Immune Regulation in Type 1 Diabetes Using Low-Dose Interleukin-2.
Dwyer CJ, Ward NC, Pugliese A, Malek TR. Curr Diab Rep. 2016 Jun;16(6):46. doi: 10.1007/s11892-016-0739-1. Review.

Mammary-tumor-educated B cells acquire LAP/TGF-β and PD-L1 expression and suppress anti-tumor immune responses.
Zhang Y, Morgan R, Chen C, Cai Y, Clark E, Khan WN, Shin SU, Cho HM, Al Bayati A, Pimentel A, Rosenblatt JD. Int Immunol. 2016 Sep;28(9):423-33. doi: 10.1093/intimm/dxw007.

Neutrophils and Granulocytic MDSC: The Janus God of Cancer Immunotherapy.
Zilio S, Serafini P. Vaccines. 2016 Sep 9;4(3). pii: E31. doi: 10.3390/vaccines4030031.

4-1BB Aptamer-Based Immunomodulation Enhances the Therapeutic Index of Radiation Therapy in Murine Tumor Models.
Benaduce AP, Brenneman R, Schrand B, Pollack A, Gilboa E, Ishkanian A. Int J Radiat Oncol Biol Phys. 2016 Oct 1;96(2):458-61. doi: 10.1016/j.ijrobp.2016.05.013.

Aging of the immune system: Focus on inflammation and vaccination.
Pinti M, Appay V, Campisi J, Frasca D, Fülöp T, Sauce D, Larbi A, Weinberger B, Cossarizza A. Eur J Immunol. 2016 Oct;46(10):2286-2301. doi: 10.1002/eji.201546178. Review.

Ethnic differences in types of social support from multiple sources after breast cancer surgery.
Jutagir DR, Gudenkauf LM, Stagl JM, Carver CS, Bouchard LC, Lechner SC, Glück S, Blomberg BB, Antoni MH. Ethn Health. 2016 Oct;21(5):411-25. doi:10.1080/13557858.2015.1066494.

Novel Scoring Criteria for the Evaluation of Ocular Graft-versus-Host Disease in a Preclinical Allogeneic Hematopoietic Stem Cell Transplantation Animal Model.
Perez VL, Barsam A, Duffort S, Urbieta M, Barreras H, Lightbourn C, Komanduri KV, Levy RB. Biol Blood Marrow Transplant. 2016 Oct;22(10):1765-72. doi: 10.1016/j.bbmt.2016.07.012.

In old BALB/c mice, bone marrow pre-B cell and surrogate light chain reduction is associated with increased B cell reactivity to phosphorylcholine, but reduced T15 idiotype dominance.
Khomtchouk K, Alter S, Ratliff M, Blomberg BB, Riley RL. Mech Ageing Dev. 2016 Nov 19. pii: S0047-6374(16)30266-4. doi: 10.1016/j.mad.2016.11.004. [Epub ahead of print]

Killing of Microbes and Cancer by the Immune System with Three Mammalian Pore-Forming Killer Proteins.
Podack ER, Munson GP. Front Immunol. 2016 Nov 3;7:464. Review.

The Expanding Role of Natural Killer Cells in Type 1 Diabetes and Immunotherapy.
Fraker C, Bayer AL. Curr Diab Rep. 2016 Nov;16(11):109. Review.

A quantum leap in cancer vaccines?
Gilboa E. J Immunother Cancer. 2016 Dec 20;4:87. doi: 10.1186/s40425-016-0192-3.

Transient mitochondrial DNA double strand breaks in mice cause accelerated aging phenotypes in a ROS-dependent but p53/p21-independent manner.
Pinto M, Pickrell AM, Wang X, Bacman SR, Yu A, Hida A, Dillon LM, Morton PD, Malek TR, Williams SL, Moraes CT. Cell Death Differ. 2016 Dec 2. doi: 10.1038/cdd.2016.123. [Epub ahead of print]

Stress management, leukocyte transcriptional changes and breast cancer recurrence in a randomized trial: An exploratory analysis.
Antoni MH, Bouchard LC, Jacobs JM, Lechner SC, Jutagir DR, Gudenkauf LM, Carver CS, Lutgendorf S, Cole SW, Lippman M, Blomberg BB. Psychoneuroendocrinology. 2016 Dec;74:269-277. doi: 10.1016/j.psyneuen.2016.09.012.

TAX1BP1 Restrains Virus-Induced Apoptosis by Facilitating Itch-Mediated Degradation of the Mitochondrial Adaptor MAVS.
Choi YB, Shembade N, Parvatiyar K, Balachandran S, Harhaj EW. Mol Cell Biol. 2016 Dec 19;37(1). pii: e00422-16.

The Virulence Regulator Rns Activates the Expression of CS14 Pili.
Bodero MD, Munson GP. Genes (Basel). 2016 Dec 8;7(12). pii: E120.